4 Charming Franklin Tennessee Shops for Vintage, Antiques & Farmhouse Decor Finds

On our recent roadtrip to the Southeast, we traveled to the Carolinas, Georgia, and then Tennessee as we made our way home to the North. Near Nashville, the town of Franklin is a gem of a community where we enjoyed shopping, visiting local restaurants, and relaxing in a storybook cottage in the woods. 4 Charming Franklin Tennessee Shops for Vintage, Antiques & Farmhouse Decor Finds will take you with me and share peeks of what you can expect.

The Factory at Franklin in TN is a must visit for all fans of handmade, vintage, and farmhouse style decor - Hello Lovely Studio. CLICK OVER to my place to discover 4 Charming Franklin Tennessee Shops for Vintage, Antiques & Farmhouse Decor Finds!
The Factory at Franklin in TN…certainly charming indeed. 4 Charming Franklin Tennessee Shops for Vintage and Antiques as well as Farmhouse Decor Finds.

4 Charming Franklin Tennessee Shops for Vintage, Antiques & Farmhouse Decor Finds

1. The Factory at Franklin

Once upon a time, The Factory at Franklin was a stove factory, and now it is home to lovely artisan goods, culinary delights, and live entertainment. We headed there in hopes of shopping wares at City Farmhouse (find my review of their must have book HERE) but…boo, there wasn’t a pop-up sale while we were in town.

The Factory at Franklin in TN is a must visit for all fans of handmade, vintage, and farmhouse style decor - Hello Lovely Studio.
The Factory at Franklin in TN…certainly chic indeed.

The mix of authentic, original, vintage industrial edginess with the elegance of crystal sets a chic tone at The Factory.

The Factory at Franklin in TN is a must visit for all fans of handmade, vintage, and farmhouse style decor - Hello Lovely Studio. CLICK OVER to my place to discover 4 Charming Franklin Tennessee Shops for Vintage, Antiques & Farmhouse Decor Finds!
Photo: Hello Lovely Studio: The Factory at Franklin in TN…certainly charming indeed. 4 Charming Franklin Tennessee Shops for Vintage and Antiques as well as Farmhouse Decor Finds.

Aren’t those windows fabulous?

The Factory at Franklin in TN is a must visit for all fans of handmade, vintage, and farmhouse style decor - Hello Lovely Studio.
The Factory at Franklin in TN…certainly chic indeed.

Turquoise + Terracotta

This turquoise and terracotta combination is one I kept encountering on our Southern vacation, including the trip to Charleston.

The Factory at Franklin in TN is a must visit for all fans of handmade, vintage, and farmhouse style decor - Hello Lovely Studio. CLICK OVER to my place to discover 4 Charming Franklin Tennessee Shops for Vintage, Antiques & Farmhouse Decor Finds!
Photo: Hello Lovely Studio: The Factory at Franklin in TN…certainly charming indeed. 4 Charming Franklin Tennessee Shops for Vintage and Antiques as well as Farmhouse Decor Finds.

There were no attempts to pretty up the stove factory’s exterior…

The Factory at Franklin in TN is a must visit for all fans of handmade, vintage, and farmhouse style decor - Hello Lovely Studio.
The Factory at Franklin, TN…certainly preserved indeed.

On the National Register of Historic Places, The Factory is much more than a smattering of decor shops. It’s a hub of creativity, a cultural destination, and a gathering space for a variety of events.

The Factory at Franklin in TN is a must visit for all fans of handmade, vintage, and farmhouse style decor - Hello Lovely Studio. CLICK OVER to my place to discover 4 Charming Franklin Tennessee Shops for Vintage, Antiques & Farmhouse Decor Finds!
Photo: Hello Lovely Studio: The Factory at Franklin in TN…certainly charming indeed. 4 Charming Franklin Tennessee Shops for Vintage and Antiques as well as Farmhouse Decor Finds.

I’m looking forward to a repeat trip!

The Factory at Franklin in TN is a must visit for all fans of handmade, vintage, and farmhouse style decor - Hello Lovely Studio.
The Factory at Franklin in TN…certainly preserved indeed.

Art Studios at The Factory

The Factory at Franklin in TN is a must visit for all fans of handmade, vintage, and farmhouse style decor - Hello Lovely Studio. CLICK OVER to my place to discover 4 Charming Franklin Tennessee Shops for Vintage, Antiques & Farmhouse Decor Finds!
Photo: Hello Lovely Studio: The Factory at Franklin in TN…certainly charming indeed. 4 Charming Franklin Tennessee Shops for Vintage and Antiques as well as Farmhouse Decor Finds.
The Factory at Franklin in TN is a must visit for all fans of handmade, vintage, and farmhouse style decor - Hello Lovely Studio.
The Factory at Franklin in TN…certainly artful indeed.
The Factory at Franklin in TN is a must visit for all fans of handmade, vintage, and farmhouse style decor - Hello Lovely Studio. CLICK OVER to my place to discover 4 Charming Franklin Tennessee Shops for Vintage, Antiques & Farmhouse Decor Finds!
Photo: Hello Lovely Studio: The Factory at Franklin in TN…certainly charming indeed. 4 Charming Franklin Tennessee Shops for Vintage and Antiques as well as Farmhouse Decor Finds.

Baked Goods + Ice Cream at The Factory

The Factory at Franklin in TN is a must visit for all fans of handmade, vintage, and farmhouse style decor - Hello Lovely Studio.
The Factory at Franklin in TN…certainly an eclectic gathering place indeed.
The Factory at Franklin in TN is a must visit for all fans of handmade, vintage, and farmhouse style decor - Hello Lovely Studio. CLICK OVER to my place to discover 4 Charming Franklin Tennessee Shops for Vintage, Antiques & Farmhouse Decor Finds!
Photo: Hello Lovely Studio: The Factory at Franklin in TN…certainly charming indeed. 4 Charming Franklin Tennessee Shops for Vintage and Antiques as well as Farmhouse Decor Finds.

Ready to Be Inspired by the Holidays in Franklin?

I guarantee you will come away with a few AHA moments and decorating ideas…just in case you’re ready to flirt with holiday goodness!

2. Mercantile 1858

I found plenty of interesting and lovely vignettes at Mercantile 1858 in Franklin where you’ll score a curated blend of vintage furniture, found collectibles, on-trend home decor items, farmhouse elements, and locally made gifts.

Mercantile 1858 is a lovely shop in Franklin, Tennessee with vintage and farmhouse style decor - Hello Lovely Studio. CLICK OVER to my place to discover 4 Charming Franklin Tennessee Shops for Vintage, Antiques & Farmhouse Decor Finds!
Photo: Hello Lovely Studio – Mercantile 1858 in Franklin, TN…certainly darling indeed.
Mercantile 1858 is a lovely shop in Franklin, Tennessee with vintage and farmhouse style decor - Hello Lovely Studio.
Decidedly inspiring vintage shops to visit Franklin! Photo: Hello Lovely Studio – Mercantile 1858 in Franklin, TN…certainly darling indeed.
Mercantile 1858 is a lovely shop in Franklin, Tennessee with vintage and farmhouse style decor - Hello Lovely Studio. CLICK OVER to my place to discover 4 Charming Franklin Tennessee Shops for Vintage, Antiques & Farmhouse Decor Finds!
Mercantile 1858 in Franklin, TN…certainly darling indeed.
Decidedly inspiring vintage shops to visit Franklin! Photo: Hello Lovely Studio – Mercantile 1858 in Franklin, TN…certainly darling indeed.

Loving that Beaded Chandelier!

Mercantile 1858 is a lovely shop in Franklin, Tennessee with vintage and farmhouse style decor - Hello Lovely Studio. CLICK OVER to my place to discover 4 Charming Franklin Tennessee Shops for Vintage, Antiques & Farmhouse Decor Finds!
Mercantile 1858 in Franklin, TN…certainly charming indeed.
Mercantile 1858 is a lovely shop in Franklin, Tennessee with vintage and farmhouse style decor - Hello Lovely Studio.
Decidedly inspiring vintage shops to visit Franklin! Photo: Hello Lovely Studio – Mercantile 1858 in Franklin, TN…certainly darling indeed.

Ideas for What to Do in Nearby Nashville…

3. Scarlett Scales Antiques

I spent a good chunk of time at West Main by Scarlett Scales, one of two shops the creative curator Scarlett offers in Franklin.

Exterior of West Main by Scarlett Scales antique store in historic Franklin, TN. CLICK OVER to my place to discover 4 Charming Franklin Tennessee Shops for Vintage, Antiques & Farmhouse Decor Finds!
Photo: Scarlett Scales…certainly a lovely Franklin treasure indeed.

Inside the shop were so many interesting architectural pieces I wanted to drag home!

Scarlett Scales is a lovely antique shop in Franklin, Tennessee with a wonderful mix of whimsical and character-filled pieces - Hello Lovely Studio.
Photo: Hello Lovely Studio – Scarlett Scales Antiques in Franklin, TN…certainly a trove of vintage lovely finds to discover indeed.

Instant Collection, Anyone?

Instead, I snapped up an instant collection of vintage sun-purpled glass bottles (from the selection below) and a statue of Mary for the garden.

A collection of antique colorful bottles at Scarlett Scales Antiques. CLICK OVER to my place to discover 4 Charming Franklin Tennessee Shops for Vintage, Antiques & Farmhouse Decor Finds!
Photo: Scarlett Scales…certainly a glorious colorful collection indeed.

In addition to her two beautiful shops, Scarlett has a vacation rental I would love to discover someday!

Vintage kitchenwares at Scarlett Scales Antiques in Franklin, TN.
Photo: Scarlett Scales…in case you adore vintage kitchenware!
Scarlett Scales is a lovely antique shop in Franklin, Tennessee with a wonderful mix of whimsical and character-filled pieces - Hello Lovely Studio.
Photo: Hello Lovely Studio – Scarlett Scales Antiques in Franklin, TN…certainly a trove of vintage lovely finds to discover indeed.

Raise Your Hand if You Love This Palette!

A gorgeous vignette with light grey and gold at West Main by Scarlett Scales - a shop in historic Franklin, TN.  CLICK OVER to my place to discover 4 Charming Franklin Tennessee Shops for Vintage, Antiques & Farmhouse Decor Finds!
Scarlett Scales Antiques
Scarlett Scales is a lovely antique shop in Franklin, Tennessee with a wonderful mix of whimsical and character-filled pieces - Hello Lovely Studio.
Photo: Hello Lovely Studio – Scarlett Scales Antiques in Franklin, TN…certainly a trove of vintage lovely finds to discover indeed.
Charming collection of vintage English stoneware crocks with advertising at West Main by Scarlett Scales in Franklin, TN. CLICK OVER to my place to discover 4 Charming Franklin Tennessee Shops for Vintage, Antiques & Farmhouse Decor Finds!
Scarlett Scales Antiques

4. White’s Mercantile

This shop is sort of famous like its owner, Holly Williams, who is an acclaimed musician and the daughter of Hank Williams Jr. She calls White’s Mercantile a general store for the modern day tastemaker, and that is exactly how I experienced it!

White's Mercantile in downtown Franklin, TN is filled with a charming mix of decor and farmhouse finds - Hello Lovely Studio.
Exterior of White’s Mercantile in downtown Franklin, TN…certainly welcoming indeed!

I didn’t have a lot of time when I popped into White’s Mercantile just before we departed Franklin, but there was enough time for a Holly Williams sighting! Yep. She was there at the shop so that made the experience richer.

White's Mercantile in downtown Franklin, TN is filled with a charming mix of decor and farmhouse finds - Hello Lovely Studio. CLICK OVER to my place to discover 4 Charming Franklin Tennessee Shops for Vintage, Antiques & Farmhouse Decor Finds!
Photo: Hello Lovely Studio – Exterior of White’s Mercantile in downtown historic Franklin, TN…certainly a lovely find indeed. Visit the best farmhouse decor as well as vintage shops in Franklin!

Traditional On the Outside With Fresh & Unique Inside

White's Mercantile in downtown Franklin, TN is filled with a charming mix of decor and farmhouse finds - Hello Lovely Studio.
Exterior of White’s Mercantile in historic downtown Franklin, TN…loving the decidedly old fashioned feel!
White's Mercantile in downtown Franklin, TN is filled with a charming mix of decor and farmhouse finds - Hello Lovely Studio. CLICK OVER to my place to discover 4 Charming Franklin Tennessee Shops for Vintage, Antiques & Farmhouse Decor Finds!
Photo: Hello Lovely Studio – Exterior of White’s Mercantile in downtown historic Franklin, TN…certainly a lovely find indeed. Visit the best farmhouse decor as well as vintage shops in Franklin!
White's Mercantile in downtown Franklin, TN is filled with a charming mix of decor and farmhouse finds - Hello Lovely Studio.
Photo: Hello Lovely Studio – White’s Mercantile in charming downtown Franklin, TN…certainly a lovely shop to discover indeed.
White's Mercantile in downtown Franklin, TN is filled with a charming mix of decor and farmhouse finds - Hello Lovely Studio. CLICK OVER to my place to discover 4 Charming Franklin Tennessee Shops for Vintage, Antiques & Farmhouse Decor Finds!
Photo: Hello Lovely Studio – Exterior of White’s Mercantile in downtown historic Franklin, TN…certainly a lovely find indeed. Visit the best farmhouse decor as well as vintage shops in Franklin!

Loved Every Piece Curated by Holly Williams!

White's Mercantile in downtown Franklin, TN is filled with a charming mix of decor and farmhouse finds - Hello Lovely Studio.
White’s Mercantile in charming downtown Franklin, TN – photo: Hello Lovely Studio…in case you love cheeky and unique apparel finds!

Why why why did I pass up the Disco Cowgirl t-shirt and camo bag (below)???? Together, they are sort of everything if you ask me.

White's Mercantile in downtown Franklin, TN is filled with a charming mix of decor and farmhouse finds - Hello Lovely Studio. CLICK OVER to my place to discover 4 Charming Franklin Tennessee Shops for Vintage, Antiques & Farmhouse Decor Finds!
Photo: Hello Lovely Studio – Exterior of White’s Mercantile in downtown historic Franklin, TN…certainly a lovely find indeed. Visit the best farmhouse decor as well as vintage shops in Franklin!

Have you checked out A PLACE TO CALL HOME by Gil Schafer yet?

White's Mercantile in downtown Franklin, TN is filled with a charming mix of decor and farmhouse finds - Hello Lovely Studio.
White’s Mercantile in charming downtown Franklin, TN – Photo: Hello Lovely Studio…in case you need an inspiring design book for your library.
White's Mercantile in downtown Franklin, TN is filled with a charming mix of decor and farmhouse finds - Hello Lovely Studio. CLICK OVER to my place to discover 4 Charming Franklin Tennessee Shops for Vintage, Antiques & Farmhouse Decor Finds!
Photo: Hello Lovely Studio – Exterior of White’s Mercantile in downtown historic Franklin, TN…certainly a lovely find indeed. Visit the best farmhouse decor as well as vintage shops in Franklin!

This linen backed bench piled with linen pillows (here’s a great deal!) had my name all over it.

White's Mercantile in downtown Franklin, TN is filled with a charming mix of decor and farmhouse finds - Hello Lovely Studio.
White’s Mercantile in charming downtown Franklin, TN – Photo: Hello Lovely Studio…in case you love tone on tone inspiration.

See More of Downtown Franklin!

This Vault in Franklin Gave Me Pause

Maybe you can educate me about this vault we passed!?!

Franklin, TN - Hello Lovely Studio.
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Round Bronze Accent Table
French Country Lamp
White Ruffle Spread + Shams
French Laundry Basket
Metal Martini Table
Distressed White French Country Chandelier
Farmhouse Dining Table
French Country Headboard
Oval Back Counter Stool, Set of 2
Turkish Cotton Blanket
Linen & Burlap Tufted Ottoman
Gertrude Wood Bench
Weathered 4-Door French Cabinet – 71″
Upholstered Dining Chair Set
White Ruffle Quilt Set
French Louis Style Arm Chair
Avignon Coat Rack With Hooks
Round Farmhouse Dining Table
Linen Slipcovered Dining Chair, Set of 2
Louis Upholstered Bench
French Loveseat
Pamela Arm Chair
Weathered Arm Chair
Rustic Wood Candleholders
Aged Terracotta Pots
French Country Wood Chandelier
French Linen Dining Chair
Galvanized Console Table
French Farmhouse Dining Table
Bar Stool
Beachy White Slipcovered Sofa
Rattan Armchair
Diptyque Oyedo Candle
Cross Back Dining Chair
French Country Candle Holder
French Industrial Metal Cafe Chair (Set of 2)
Designer Favorite Wall Mirror
Linen Curved Loveseat
White Farmhouse Lantern Pendant Light
French Country 6-Light Chandelier
French Country Loveseat
French Country Upholstered Arm Chair
Oak Accent Stool
French Upholstered Gray Bench
Jute Area Rug
French Candle Style Chandelier
Reclaimed Wood 3 Leg Stool
French Linen Sofa
Rustic Wood Candlestick Set
French Market Basket
Linen Modern Wing Chair
French Country Farmhouse Baskets
Parisian Glass Bottle Vase
Magnus Table Lamp
Spindle Leg Upholstered Bench
Belgian Style Lamp
Modern Farmhouse Lamp
White Slipcovered Sofa
Scrubbed Wood 5-Light Chandelier
Arched Champagne Wall Mirror
Moravian Star 1-Light Pendant
Highback Armchair
Mini Pendant Light
White Vase Set
Round Woven Placemat Set
French Country Wood Mirror
Fireclay Farm Sink (Reinhard, 30″)
Matelasse Coverlet
Quilted Coverlet
Boheme Madera Bench
Belgian Linen Duvet Set
Round Marble Side Table
Rustic Pedestal Farm Table
Teak Farmhouse Stool

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2 Comments

  1. September 10, 2019 / 12:50 pm

    Franklin looks like an awesome town! Iā€™d love to visit sometime and see these charming shoppes. Have a beautiful day my friend!

    • Michele
      Author
      September 10, 2019 / 1:37 pm

      It’s a scenic, friendly, relaxing sort of place to escape, Holly – I’m sure you’ll love it. šŸ™‚

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